ORLANDO, Fla. - Corporations worldwide are expected to be hampered by computer problems at the turn of the century, but the mutual fund industry is expected to suffer fewer disruptions than other industries.

About 10 percent of the top 10,000 corporations around the world "will experience material, business-threatening Y2K-related failures, such as a 30-percent or more loss of market share," said Carl Greiner, vice president and director of enterprise data center strategies at the Meta Group, a computer research company in Stamford, Conn.

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